Enterprise software and service companies and IoT startups account for the largest portion (22% and 32%, respectively) of companies that claim to offer IoT platforms. In addition, industrial technology providers (at 18%) are offering IoT platforms in an effort to shift away from a hardware-centric business model. Internet companies and telcos make up the remainder of the IoT platform vendors. Although some companies are emerging from the pack as possible leaders, choosing the right provider from the plethora of companies vying for the platform market remains a challenge. Buyers are looking for insight into how to make the best choice when selecting an IoT platform today.
Foot Locker, Inc. is seeking an innovative individual who has a proven track record of building enterprise level platform components to support product development from multiple teams and lines of business. This role is expected to drive innovation through collaboration across our data science teams and business to help push Foot Locker, inc. to the next level. The team is embarking on a journey of building a brand new data lake platform being built on top of a cloud based platform utilizing the latest tech stacks. Ideal technologies for this individual would be Scala/Python/R, Spark, Streaming Libraries (Spark Structured Streaming, Flink, etc.), Kafka, Azure (AWS is ok too) To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.